color filter

noun Photography.
a screen of dyed gelatin or glass for controlling or modifying the reproduction of the colors of the subject as photographed. Compare filter ( def 5 ).

1895–1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The problem is that the photodetector part of the silicon often sits below layers of transistors, metal wires, and a color filter.
The color of any indication may be changed in the field by replacement of the supplied color filter.
These procedures are automated for color filter sets that are initially matched to within a few pixels.
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